General Information

Conference Venue

CAMA2017 will be held at the AIST Tsukuba Central 1 Auditorium, Tsukuba, Japan.
Address : 1-1-1 Higashi, Tsukuba 305-8561, Japan
http://www.aist.go.jp/aist_e/about_aist/index.html


Registration

The Registration desk will open at the Auditorium of AIST Tsukuba during the following hours:
Monday, December 4, 9:00-17:00
Tuesday, December 5, 8:30-17:00
Wednesday, December 6, 8:30-12:00


Poster Presentation

Poster sessions will take place from 11:40 on Tuesday December 5 at the Auditorium of AIST Tsukuba. The poster bord size is “1,800mm(Hight) X 1,200mm(Width)”.


Lunch Service

Boxed lunch will be provided for the registered person during the conference at the Auditorium.


Refreshments Service

Refreshments will be served for the registered person during the conference at the Auditorium.
Monday, December 4, 11:00-11:20, 15:00-15:20
Tuesday, December 5, 9:40-10:00, 15:00-15:20
Wednesday, December 6, 9:40-10:00


Getting Around and Floor Map of Venue

Please see Venue page


Currency

The local currency is the Japanese yen. Most stores will not accept any other currency. For shopping and dining, payment by credit card is generally accepted throughout Japan, but some business, especially smaller establishments, require payment in cash. VISA and MasterCard are the most commonly accepted card brands.

Unfortunately, many ATMs are not equipped to accept cards issued outside of Japan. Please consult your hotel concierge or card issuer website for help locating an international ATM. ATMs at most Japan Post locations accept all VISA and MasterCard credit and debit cards.


Electricity

The standard electricity supply is 100 volts, provided from A-plug (US style) two prong outlets.


Local Time

Japan Standard Time (JST) is 9 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT +9). There is no daylight savings time in Japan.


Water

Tap water is safe to drink, but bottled mineral waters are available at most hotels and at any convenience store or supermarket.


Tipping

Tipping is not customary in Japan. It is not necessary to tip taxi drivers, wait staff, or hotel staff.


Weather and Clothing

Tsukuba in December, with lows of around 5 degrees at night, reaching up to about 12 degrees during the day. Warm clothing is necessary when getting outside.


Other Information

CAMA2017 Contact Secretariat
E-mail: cama2017-secretaries-ml@aist.go.jp